Towson vs George Mason

Towson 85, George Mason 81

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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Jerrelle Benimon scored a career-high 31 points and Bilal Dixon's overtime tip-in broke a late overtime tie as Towson defeated George Mason 85-81 Tuesday night to snap a 20-game losing streak to its Colonial Athletic Association rival.

George Mason's Anali Okologi hit a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining to tie the game at 79 in regulation after Patrick Holloway made two 3-pointers during a 10-3 Patriots run over the final 1:19.

Benimon, the Georgetown transfer, made 10 of 14 shots from the field as Towson (17-13, 12-5) won its third straight game. The Tigers survived a second-half comeback bid by George Mason to move into sole possession of second place in the conference.

Towson's Marcus Damas had a season-high 23 points and nine rebounds.

George Mason (17-12, 10-7) was led by Jonathan Arledge with 17 points while Erik Copes had 13 points and 15 rebounds in the Patriots' home finale.

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Towson Tigers
M. Damas, F448-134-490323
J. Benimon, F4310-148-1174231
B. Dixon, C353-71-210147
J. Hairston, G313-102-64539
M. Burwell, G222-51-11026
R. Guthrie242-62-24026
K. Walden150-21-21111
T. Parker-Rivera111-20-02022
Totals 29-5919-2844111985
 49.2%67.9% 
George Mason Patriots
E. Copes, F384-105-8150413
J. Arledge, F237-132-322417
B. Allen, G406-130-064314
S. Wright, G314-90-12249
C. Edwards, G273-73-303110
P. Bennett180-51-24131
P. Holloway162-80-00016
M. Gujanicic112-41-10115
A. Okoloji111-33-44016
V. Vaughns100-10-01010
Totals 29-7315-2239132381
 39.7%68.2% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.8-019-224
Charleston7-116-556
Northeastern5-312-8114
Elon4-412-9172
Towson4-412-9106
J. Madison4-46-15278
Will. & Mary3-49-9122
Hofstra2-610-11201
Drexel1-67-13245
Delaware1-78-13236

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton6-115-428
VCU5-215-542
La Salle5-211-664
Richmond5-211-8121
Rhode Island4-212-649
St. Bona.4-212-6101
George Mason3-313-6134
Fordham3-49-11234
Davidson2-49-8104
Geo. Wash.2-410-9135
Saint Josephs2-49-9104
UMass2-512-890
Duquesne2-59-11207
Saint Louis1-65-14242
 
Other games
MEMP 62 Final
XAV 64
IND 73 Final
MINN 77
NEB 46 Final
WISC 77
FLA 58 Final
TENN 64